Hold These Truths

November 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018

NLE Lab: Southeast Queens Biennial

February 9 - April 21, 2018


NLE offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to participate in the organization’s programming of community responsive exhibitions and education programs that revive underutilized properties. Internships provide training in areas such as development, communications, education, administration, and research in fields such as public art, urban studies and social histories. Applicants must have exceptional verbal, written and oral communication skills, a proactive work ethic and a desire to work collaboratively with NLE team members and community partners. NLE is committed to providing a meaningful, hands-on internships. At NLE, we endeavor to tailor internships to each participant’s distinct interests.


Internship Programs Include:

-Development & Communications

-Education & Public Engagement

-Curatorial Research & Programming


NLE Internship Requirements:

Demonstrated interest in contemporary art and community programming. Flexible scheduling with the option to work weekends and evenings. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Willing to work collaboratively and independently. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google applications, basic editing and design programs. Previous arts-related experience is preferred but not required. Applicants should hold a BA or higher in a relevant field of study (Art History, Visual Arts, Urban Planning, Education). All backgrounds are welcomed to apply. Bilingual language skills or fluency is a plus for working with diverse communities. 



Unpaid position. Minimum commitment of 3 months (2-3 days per week). Intern alumni receive: written referrals and school credit (if applicable).


Application Deadline:

Application submissions are welcomed on a year round basis. Interns are accepted as positions arise. To be considered for traditional fall, spring or summer internship sessions, we strongly encourage applicants to apply before September 1, January 1 and May 1. 




Include a resume, brief cover letter, writing sample and 1-3 professional/ educational references.  




Interns & Volunteers

  • Emily Gruzdowich

    Emily Gruzdowich

    Communications and Development Intern

    Emily Gruzdowich is a student at Tufts University where she is receiving a BA in Art History and Political Science with a focus on International Relations. She is currently interested in the geo-political factors which stimulate artistic creation. Emily recently returned from a year abroad at University College London (UCL), during which she worked at the UCL Art Museum and wrote for Savage, the campus’ arts and cultures journal. At Tufts, Emily co-founded the the Undergraduate Art History Journal: Medium. She also writes a weekly arts column for the Tufts Daily and maintains an independent art blog, Caffeinated Critiques.

Past Volunteers

  • Rockyatu Otoo
  • Shireen Abrishamian
  • Fahmina Ahmed
  • Eva Andersson
  • Ashley Barlett
  • Caroline Bauer
  • Ionit Behar
  • Thomas Bell
  • Julie Bell
  • James Biehl
  • Malina Boyreko
  • Ace Brown
  • Isabella Bruno
  • Ali Burnstein
  • Laura Burnstein
  • Kate Davis Caldwell
  • Charlotte Caldwell
  • Kelsey Cartwright
  • Mariya Chekmarova
  • Karen Chen
  • Olivia Chen
  • Kat Cohn
  • Julie Congo
  • Ellie Deneroff
  • Christina Deroos
  • Don Edler
  • Maria Escudero
  • Maria Estevez
  • Kristin Fisher
  • Kait Gaiss
  • Antia Cea Garca
  • Lou Gerber
  • Lauryn Gerstle
  • Michael Glatzer
  • Charles Goodman
  • Lisa Greco
  • Caroline Haas
  • Fatima Haney
  • Anna Harsanyi
  • Andrea Hill
  • Fiona Holden
  • Nunu Hong
  • Christina Justiz
  • Kara Kohn-Gardner
  • Burcu Koken
  • Anke Kristoff
  • Elaine Kuoch
  • Eliza Laytner
  • Madeleine LeMieux
  • Selina Lee
  • Anke Lemmens
  • Ella Levitt
  • Dylan Lustrin
  • Julie Maskop
  • Christine Meng
  • Elizabeth Metts
  • Christina Milan
  • Claire Mitchell
  • Jay Moorthy
  • Joe Moyer
  • Natalie Nielsen
  • Paola Omboni
  • Rhiannon Platt
  • Michael Polubiec
  • Alison Preece
  • Brian Rezpka
  • Joanna Roberts
  • Valentina Roitman
  • Ivan Saragusti
  • Lenny Schnier
  • Laura Schoch
  • Elizabeth Serlenga
  • Jill Shomer
  • Emily Sloss
  • Deon Soogrim
  • Tracy Stuber
  • Esmar Sullivan
  • Kit Taylor
  • Eva Ting
  • Dana Vaughn
  • Cece Vayda
  • Ai Vuong
  • Maya Wahlen-Kipp
  • Sara Weiniger
  • Nick Wogatzke
  • Dalia Wolfson
  • Elizabeth Wu
  • Joanna Wu
  • Chloe Wyma
  • Jeanie Yeo
  • Homa Zaryouni
  • Billy Zhao
  • Limor Zisbrod
  • Annie de Mayo